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marijuana. two states, colorado and washington state support legalization. president obama admits that he got high and smoke. and now he is locking people up for doing what he did. >> he thinks it's funny that he got away with it and it's ruining other people's lives. the federal government should never been involved in this area. john: what is ruining other people's lives? >> they are getting locked up and prosecuted for the things that he did and he thinks it's funny. he is in charge to make sure that those institutions go forward. the federal government should have no involvement. let the state to represent the people that make those decisions on their own. >> the president did also say that he has bigger fish to fry than people smoking a joint in colorado. so we will see. >> what they want is to create a nation of criminals and unsure of who will be prosecuted. they do it not only with marijuana and drug policy, but all areas create we get so much over criminalization is creating homes for all of us. john: let's talk about guns. since the connecticut school shooting, there is a new dr
served in washington for 40 years, previously as a member of congress. president obama has tapped longtime aide dennis mckenna to become his new white house chief of staff. obama made the announcement friday. >> he has been one of my closest and most trusted advisers, president to campaign, on my transition team. he has been an indispensable member of my national security team as well. dennis has played a key role in every major national security decision in my presidency. it from ending the war in iraq to winding down the war in afghanistan, from our response to natural disasters around the world like haiti and the tsunami in japan to the repeal of don't ask, don't tell, the callous crisis in between, day and night. >> it replaces jack lew who has been appointed to take over from timothy geithner are at the treasury. teachers at a seattle area high school winning support locally and nationwide for the arab boycott of a standardized test used in teacher evaluations. teachers at garfield high school voted to stop administering map tests, calling them wasteful and unfairly used to g
. . >>> prime minister abe and barack obama are expected to meet in washington. u.s. ties gave us his perspective on the important issues facing the alliance. michael green served on the white house national security council as director of asian affairs under the bush administration. he spoke with nhk world. >> strategically, the u.s. and japan have a common interest in setting a high standard for transparency, rule of law and market access. >> michael green believes japan has a lot to gain by joining negotiations for the transpacific partnership free trade agreement or ttp. he says it would improve the country's standing with the u.s. and within asia. and he says it would send a message that prime minister shinzo abe and his liberal democratic party have the will to act. >> the upper house election in july makes this politically complicated for the ldp, but i think there needs to be some momentum. when countries assess the national power of another country, one important source of power is will power. the ability to take steps to address the national interest, to strengthen the count
in washington. tracie, thank you. president obama and ril ri clinton were interviewed. >> we had such agreement on what needed to be done for our country. >> made for tough debates, by the way. >> it did. >> we could never figure out what we differed on. hillary mentioned part of our bond is we've been through a lot of the same stuff and part of being through the same stuff is getting whacked around in political campaigns. being criticized in the press. we've both built some pretty thick skin. by the time hillary joined the administration i felt very confident and comfortable in our working relationship. i think what did evolve was a friendship as opposed to just professional relationship. >>> egyptians in three suez canal provinces are under a state of emergency this morning and will be subject to a curfew tonight. egypt's president muhammad delivered the angry edict. he hopes to prevent them from spinning out of control. nbc's ayman mohyeldin is with us. >> reporter: a state of emergency has been declared following president muhammad morsi's announcement. it has been a step that many people h
takes center stage in washington this week as president obama plans to deliver a major speech on tuesday. on morning talk shows today both the democratic and republican lawmakers agreed there will be a need for bipartisan support before any measures passed >> i am cautiously optimistic. >> i see the right spirit. >> president obama has called immigration reform the top legislative priority of his second term >> chicago police say a flat tire led to a deadly hit and run overnight. next, the latest on the investigation. also ahead, an awful tragedy has brazil in mourning. more than 200 revelers have been killed in an incident at a nightclub. and protesters confront police at a south side hospital hoping to deliver a message to the city. break a febreze experiment. to prove febreze can keep this car fresh, we loaded it with fast food, sweaty hockey gear and a smelly dog cage. and parked it at a mall. in texas. for two days. then put a febreze car vent clip on the dash and let in real people. it smells good. like laundry fresh out of like the dryer. yeah. a man fr
of the last election in 2012, 70%, at least 70% of hispanics voted for president obama. the republican party saying they want to get some of that vote in 2016. veronica? >> tracie potts in washington. good to see you this morning. thank you. >>> president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton were interviewered in an unusual appearance together on "60 minutes." they talked about their primary battle during the '08 campaign and their relationship during the last four years. >> we had such agreement on what needed to be done for our country. >> made for tough debates. >> it did. >> we could never figure out what we were different on. hillary mentioned, you know, part of our bond is we've been through a lot of the same stuff. and part of being through the same stuff is getting whacked around in political campaigns. >> uh-huh. uh-huh. >> being criticized in the press. you know, we've both built some pretty thick skins. by the time hillary joined the administration, i felt very confident and comfortable in all working relationship. i think what did evolve was a friendship as opposed to jus
included, on wednesday, d.c. to montgomery. >> we move on to washington. and president obama sitting down for an interview for the first time with someone other than his wife. instead, hillary clinton. so many ask, is this an endorsement of sorts? today someone else adding to the talk, republican congressman paul ryan. mitt romney's former running mate, saying today, if clinton had been president, the fiscal cliff would have have been solved. which clinton was he talking about? >> reporter: it is a heck of an exit interview on cbs's 60 minutes. >> i'm going to miss her. wish she was sticking around. a lot of the successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> reporter: certainly these two former bitter rivals. >> in politics and democracy, sometimes you win elections, sometimes you lose elections. i worked very hard, but i lost. >> reporter: now seem to have an enduring relationship. why did he ask me? why did i say yes? because we both love our country. was this sit down more than a thank you? was the president endorsing a possible presidential run in 2016 by h
all morning but number one, the recent washington, d.c. appeals court ruling on the obama "recess appointments." if you could speak to that -- one other question -- regarding tying gave rise to the civil-rights movement, i'm sure you know who charles kraut hamer is. as a conservative, i want everyone to have civil rights and be treated equally. he feels there is a possibility, we as a nation and the supreme court and the gay-rights movement, could make this a mistake that we made four years ago with roe v wade, that we did not allow the democratic process, the legislative process, the social process of debate and acceptance and so on to run its course. we trust that with a ruling by the supreme court and we have been in the streets for over four years and probably will be for another 40 because we did not allow the legislative process to continue. if you did speak to those, thank you very much. guest: on the recess appointments -- host: what was the decision the caller was referring to? guest: the president's appointments during a recess period or unconstitutional. he waited for c
front and center in washington this week. president obama travels to las vegas to lay out his vision for reform tomorrow. >> the commercials for the super bowl are often as entertaining as the game itself. >> what are you doing? >> using night-vision goggles. >> who is going to take your wheat thins? >> i do not know. can you get the light? se ads are so much fun. jane king has the bloomberg business report. >> good morning. watch out if you pay for something using your credit card. merchants can charge up to 4% surcharge on each transaction. the change is part of a settlement of a class-action suit brought by the emergence. you can use a debit card to avoid this fee. some people who are laid on payments will be eligible for a deal that allows them to walk away from their mortgage and home without being required to pay with their own. a report on home sales. yahoo! expected to report a gain for the first time and quite sure years. the s&p had its longest winning streak since 2004. you can get lance cangear on the cheap. product are on closeout. livestrong t-shirts on sale. at the new
satÉlite desde washington maÑana habla el presidente obama, va a presentar su propia propuesta migratoria, o seguirÁ esta propuesta, quÉ harÁ? >>> eso es lo que se pensaba inicialmente jorge presentarÍa su propia iniciativa, pero hablando con menÉndez dijo que Él y otros senadores hablaron con el presidente y apoyarÁ el esfuerzo del senado. >>> maÑana la informaciÓn del discurso del presidente obama en la vegas, gracias pablo. todos tenemos preguntas de la propuesta migratoria, los que califican, cuÁndo serÍa la votaciÓn, y quÉ pasa si tienen una infracciÓn de transito o algo peor, lo descalifican? enrique se pasÓ la tarde buscando respuestas, enrique qÉe encontraste. >>> 5 puntos principales de la propuesta que presenta el grupo de los 8, la primera quiÉn se beneficiarÁ, y bueno los indocumentados que estÁn en estados unidos, aunque en la propuesta no se establece la fecha, y quienes no se benefician, los que cometieron un delito mayor y representen una amenaza de seguridad nacional para el paÍs, el tercer punto importante el proceso, es sencillo se tienen que registr
president obama's recess appointments to the national labor of relations board. chief washington correspondent james rosen on labor in tough times for unions. >> we are going to stand up for america. >> fewer are standing up for organized labor. bureau of statistics said the union lost 400,000 members, decline of nearly 3%. it's the fifth year in a row that labor ranks sloping. the trend partly reflects the long-term memraging of the manufacturing jobs it isn't because of slump in motown. >> you only have to look to michigan to see how unions helped build stronger middle class and america. >> half of last year's dropoff occurred in the public sector unions. formerly one of organized labor bright spot. >> that is directly correlated to the job loss that we have seen in public sector. >> battle over collective bargaining rights in wisconsin and tough times for the local budgets play important roles. >> with the decline of union make it difficult for middle class. >> conservatives see the union as drag on free market won a round when the appellate court ruled president obama's reces
for comprehensive immigration reform. tomorrow, president obama heads to las vegas to give a policy speech on immigration. with washington focused on immigration, citizenship for millions of illegal immigrants could be the first major action in president obama's second term. darren gersh reports. >> reporter: the senators-- four republicans and four democrats-- argue we have already granted a kind of amnesty to the 11 million undocumented workers who live in the shadows of american society. >> we have been too content for too long to allow individuals to mow our lawns, serve our food, clean our homes, and even watch our children while not affording them any of the benefits that make our country so great. >> reporter: the "framework" the senators released today calls for tighter enforcement at the border and of existing immigration laws in return for granting immediate legal status for the 11 million undocumented workers now in the country. in the future, the number of new immigrants would be tied to the availability of jobs. >> we are going to enshrine in here the principle that americans
. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> 7:15. later this morning, at the white house, president obama and vice president joe biden will discuss gun control with police chiefs and sheriffs. it's part of the push by the obama administration for new policies to curb gun violence. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton appeared together in an interview to talk about their unusual partnership. it was president obama's idea for the joint interview on "60 minutes." the president said he wanted the opportunity to publicly thank clinton for her service as secretary of state as she prepares to step down. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she's played during the course of my administration, and a lot of successes we've had internationally have been because of her hard work. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hillary clinton to be his secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential primary. but in the interview, both president obama and secretary clinton said
will be imperfect. >> chris: president obama in his inaugural address dismissing the opposition to him here in washington. it is time for the the sunday group. brit hume fox news senior political analyst. jeff zeleny of the new york times. kimberly strassel from the "wall street journal" and fox news political analyst juan william. before we get to the inaugural and the president's agenda for the second term i want to discuss the very important ruling by the circuit court of appeals here in washington, d.c. on friday that the president violated the constitution when made three invalid their words appointments to the nlrb. brit, how big a deal? >> i think it is a very big deal and i think that it going to be a little hard to overcome if the administration decides to appeal it. two reasons. one is the court basically threw out the appointments to the nlrb on two grounds principally. one was and this was a ground breaking ruling that only between sessions of congress when congress isn't in session at all. when one ended and awaiting the start of another one could a recess appointment be made.
he is lifting the ban on combat for women. tomorrow on "washington journal," jonathan turley talks about president obama's use of executive power and the constitutional system of checks and balances. coral davenport examines the prospects for climate change legislation. for a massacre ronald noonan discusses the cost of diplomatic security. live at 7:00 a.m. eastern on c- span. >> the first lady's i am drawn to are the ones on the ground floor, the modern-day perce ladies are the ones i can identify with more, eleanor roosevelt, jacqui kennedy -- jackie kennedy. those are the woman's -- women whose stories to a close enough to connect with. many of the women in the higher floors, on the state floor, they seem like characters from a wonderful story because it was such a long time ago. it is history. you read about it in books. to be in their presence seems little bit disconnecting. the first lady's on the ground floor, the ones i remember, i remember there are real stories. i can picture their lives. in this incredible way that makes me think about their challenges and struggles and
enorme illinois se suma a nueva mÉxico, washington y utah en otorgar licencia a indocumentado. >>> entre tanto el presidente obama se reuniÓ con jefes de las policÍa de ciudades importantes del paÍs para analizar propuestas importantes para reducir los problemas con arma de fuego, Él quiere limitar la capacidad los cargadores y que se haga obligaciÓn revisar los antecedentes e historial de quienes quieran comprar un arma >>> vamos a una breve pausa al noticiero telemundo pero al regresar >>> comienzan los funerales de las vÍctimas de un terrible centro sd brasil se encuentra en 3 dÍas de duelo por el trÁgico incendio que co bbrÓ la vida de mÁs de 2 personas >>> mariela estÁ en el lugar con los Últimos detalles de esta respuesta gag investigaciÓn >>> brasil comenzÓ a enterrar las primeras vÍctimas del centro c incendio de la madrugada del domingo en el sur del paÍs. allÍ murieron decenas de personas incluyendo menores de edad. el siniestro comenzÓ presuntamente por una chispa de fuegos artificiales en el interior de la discoteca donde se celebrar una fiesta esta usted es
in the interfaith inaugural prayer service at washington national cathedral on tuesday. with the obamas and bidens in attendance, representatives from a broad array of religious traditions prayed for the nation and its leaders. the service included protestant, catholic, jewish, muslim and sikh participants. a major theme of the event was finding a common vision in a nation that remains deeply divided. >> kim, for all the religious diversity at the cathedral and at other events, the inauguration itself, the main event, was remarkably protestant only. a protestant giving the invocation, a protestant doing the benediction. did you hear any complaints about that? >> reporter: i didn't hear any complaints, probably because there was so much diversity at some of the other events. the last few inaugural events have been very protestant in terms of the religious leaders who participated. that hasn't always been the case. during fdr's time, there was a catholic. there have been jewish leaders, greek orthodox leaders in the past who have done it. >> and the inauguration itself is always such a reminder of t
in washington right now is that toxic. with the obama democrats are saying is do not worry about it. we can borrow the money cheaply. >> do we need more of that? we have $16 trillion of debt already. >> it's like the economy doesn't exist. it is incredible. so we continue to spend and we are going to pay a heavy price for this. can i just say something about the folks that are coming out against immigration reform? is a great article by mario lopez. the center for immigration studies, they are all founded and funded by population control groups. very radical, very far left. i would just urge my republican colleagues to not fall into the trap. this is not an american agenda that they had. gerri: i have one other question. jack lew. why should he be treasury secretary? his calling card was he was a failure of mustard and not a success what do you say? >> the republican charge was and that he was a failure but that what you can open the door to get more donations back out. they just wanted him. >> the one that's what they want to go work for a big wall street investment bank. >> it isn't his b
variously, it is washington that is not in diplomatically serious. iran has been prepared to accept more intrusive negotiated moment on its nuclear activity if western powers recognize its right to enrich uranium of international safeguards. president obama refuses to knowledge iran's right to enrich. this would require acknowledging the islamic republic as a legitimate political order representing legitimate national interests and is a rising regional power unwilling to support its power to washington as for example washington regularly expected of egypt under sadat and mubarak. the society hillary a nice day obama has done more damage even than george w. bush because he's discredited the idea by saying he tried but failed when in fact he has not serious are tried. [inaudible] >> yes, that's fine. no american president has been prepared to do this, to accept the islamic republic. and this is a key argument. this is the only diplomacy can succeed. there is an important precedent for this in modern american history. it's appropriate to call the cinema and month in which richard nixon come
, maria bartiromo. >> this is what's making news as we head into a new week "on the money." washington has a new watchdog for wall street. president obama has nominated mary jo white the head of securities and exchange commission. white is a former prosecutor with a reputation for toughness. she will replace mary schapiro
's the latest from washington. >> reporter: days before going to vegas and laying out his vision for immigration reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. on capitol hill, a bipartisan group of senators is about to unveil its own plan. >> comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the top democrats and three top republicans, including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can be go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington on which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess. a broken immigration system and many agree with that. >> i see things once off the table for agreement and discussion. being on the table. >> reporter: there
of reasons. and we have to understand that. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama is traveling to las vegas to lay out his vision for immigration reform. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> so, do you have super bowl fever just yet? still ahead, california senators start making bets. what's at stake besides the lombardi trophy. we're in the big easy ahead of the big game. do you know the proper way to say new orleans? the locals will let us know next. >>> hi, i'm meteorologist lawrence karnow in the cbs 5 weather center. starting out a little chilly this morning, lots of sunshine now. will that continue over the next few days? or do we have some rain on the way? we'll talk about that coming up. on the grid-iron.. advertisers will be battling it out during the super bowl commerical breaks.. a thirty-second spot during a >>> doritos! the 9ers and ravens go at it on the gridiron and advertisers are battling it out on the commercials. 30-second ad costs $4 million just for air time. one commercial from volkswagen said to cost more than $10
, and we've got to understand that. >> reporter: tomorrow, president obama is traveling to las vegas to lay out his vision for immigration reform. danielle nottingham, cbs news, washington. >>> coming up in 15 minutes or so, we are going to have attorney donald moore on the show, an expert on immigration issues, to see if he thinks this is going to make an impact or die in the halls of congress. >>> closing arguments are expected to get underway this afternoon in the murder trial of a former culpepper, virginia police officer. daniel wright is charged with killing an unarmed woman. patricia cook was 54, wright claims he shot cook after she trapped his arm in the window of her vehicle and dragged him. the former officer was responding to a report of a suspicious vehicle in a church parking lot at the time. >>> 230 families in brazil are now making funeral arrangements after a massive fire at a nightclub in a local college town there. randall pinkston has more on why this building was such a death trap. >> reporter: caskets lined a gym that turned into a morgue after a massive nightclub fire
, the recent washington, d.c. appeals court ruling on the obama "recess appointments." if you could speak to that -- one other question -- regarding tying gave rise to the -- tying the game right to -- tying gay rights to the civil- rights movement, i'm sure you know who charles krauthamer is. as a conservative, i want everyone to have civil rights and be treated equally. he feels there is a possibility, we as a nation and the supreme court and the gay- rights movement, could make this a mistake that we made four years -- 40 years ago ago with roe v wade, that we did not allow the democratic process, the legislative process, the social process of debate and acceptance and so on to run its course. we trust that with a ruling by -- we have trumped that by a ruling by the supreme court and we have been in the streets for over four years and probably will be for another 40 because we did not allow the legislative process to continue. if you did speak to those, thank you very much. guest: on the recess appointments -- host: what was the decision the caller was referring to? guest: the preside
control, a number of big stories topping the agenda in washington. one day before president obama expected to roll out his own strategy for immigration reform in vegas, someone beat him to it. a group of someones who have hammered out their own compromise and will formally announce their plan this afternoon. the plan is calling for path to citizenship, legal immigration reform, employee verification system and new protection for workers already in the u.s. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in an illegal status. >> we have virtually been going for maybe 25 years without a clear statement about immigration policy. that's unacceptable in this nation of immigrants. >> i see the right spirit. i see things that were once off the table for agreement and discussion being on the table with a serious pathway forward. >> in this hour at the white house president obama and vice president joe biden will hold another meeting as they push for gun control. this time their meeting is with police from across the country, including the police chiefs of aur
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presidents bush and obama. he is now the co-chair of a nonprofit washington d.c. group, strategic materials advisory council. good to have your. >> thank you and good evening. lou: those are big words from the president. they sort of leave you scratching your head because it has always been the leader in technology. yet when you look at this company that does not seem to be any response from the committee on foreign investment in the united states which is responsible for making the strategic evaluation. what's going on, specifically before we get to the broader strategic issues. >> well, specifically they find themselves in a bankruptcy proceeding. and with it are the 91 very important patents that it has to its technology, specifically its high-end batteries that have significant military telecommunications power grid implications and that is really what the national security concern is here for the council and for many retired defense officials such as myself, retired uniform military officials and also members of congress who are asking what has happened to our money, are subsidized mon
minutes last night. cheryl: a rare bipartisan moment in washington as president obama pushes immigration reform. republicans are in rare agreement with this administration. dennis: top of the hour, stocks every 15 minutes. nicole on the floor of the new york stock exchange. stocks can't make up their mind. >> right? don't forget, not far off from the all time high. what's interesting is the fear index with an up arrow today, slowly gaining and there's volatility. we crossed the unchanged line, sometimes 50-60 times is not unusual to see that, but the trend, no doubt, to the upside. 11 of the last 12 trading days have up arrows. we'll see where we end today. caterpillar leading the way, dow jones up, a winner,s and transimportants doing -- transports doing well. turns out, they have to close one-third of the stores over the next decade. obviously, looking at the stores that are not as luck -- lucrative and underperforming. amazon is a real contender and competitive player there in this realm. borders liquidateed. barnes & noble down 1.8% on the news of the store closures. cheryl: thank yo
see you next. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is 5:15. president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton appeared together in an interview talking about their unusual partnership. it was president obama's idea for this joint interview on 60 minutes. the president said he wanted to publicly thank secretary clinton for her services. secretary of state as she prepares to step down. >> i want the country to appreciate just what an extraordinary role she has played. and a lot of successes we've had internationally is because of her hard work. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked secretary clinton to be his secretary of state after their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential primary. but during that interview both president obama and secretary clinton said they now have a very close friendship. >>> a public hearing scheduled today on the future of pete's harbor in redwood city has been postponed. they canceled it after the developer and save pete's harbor group asked for a delay. the california state lands commission is expected t
in and helped to push it through. just remember when you see the professional wrestling in washington, d.c., it's not so much red and blue, it's really green, the color that really matters. >> sean: we continue with steve sweitzer. didn't obama say he was going to ban lobbists from his administration. eliminate earmarks? >> most transparent in history. >> sean: 27 senators. 51 house members that like bill young, i mean bill young has, what is it a sister-in-law? >> daughter-in-law, yes. that's exactly right. >> sean: he is the father-in-law and he sits on this powerful committee and she lobbies him? >> yeah. here is the parallel of the universe that's washington, d.c., sean. you go to every one of the members and say well the fact that my son or daughter or spouse. >> sean: has nothing to do with it? >> i would not let that influence any decision i make. give me a break. that is simply not an acceptable answer. we know how the real world works. this would not be tolerated in corporations and other areas when you deal with nepotism issues. >> it's interesting. because it's such indignation and o
that we've seen in years and years. >> all right. dana bash reporting live from washington. and president obama will unveil his own plan for immigration in las vegas on tuesday. >>> three months after super storm sandy tore through the northeast, devastating lives and communities, survivors will be watching to see if lawmakers send more help their way today. the senate set to vote on a $50 billion aid package just hours from now. for many families that help can't come fast enough. tens of thousands still displaced without adequate heat during one of the coldest months of the year. >>> and now the latest developments in that horrifying and deadly night club fire in brazil. an hour ago we learned police have arrested one of the club's owners and two members of the band. the band used pyrotechnics during its show and those fireworks are a possible cause of the fire. more than 230 people died in the inferno. nearly half of them college students from a nearby campus. cnn's shasta darlington outside the club in santa maria, brazil. shasta is on the phone right now. can you tell us any more abou
see you next. live in washington kyla campbell. >>> time now 6:16. later this morning at the white house president obama and vice president joe biden will talk about gun control with police chiefs and sheriffs. this is all part of a push by the obama administration for new policies for curbing gun violence. after the connecticut school shootings. >>> president obama and sick tear of state medically clinton appearing to talk about their unusual partnership. >> i want the country to appreciate what an extraordinary row she. >> many people were surprised when president obama asked hilary clinton be secretary of state following their tough campaigning in the 2008 presidential campaign. but they now say they have a close relationship. >>> supreme court justiceson somewhere sotomayor will be in the bay area today. she is the first latino appointed to the high court. she is on tour to promote her book my beloved life. the event begins at noon at the harps theater in san francisco. it is sold out. >>> time now 6:17. the oakland a's got an early start to the baseball season with a big cheer
for sweeping immigration reform in las vegas tomorrow. >> nancy cordes, thank you. >>> washington is above about last night's "60 minutes" where they saw president obama and c secretary clinton sitting down. they talked about the challenges of putting aside their once heated rivalry. >> i spent time with both of you in the 2008 campaign. that was a very touch, bitter race, and i'm going to spare you reading some of the things that you said about each other during that campaign. but how long did it take you to get over that, and when did it happen? >> you know, it didn't take as long as i think people would perceive. as i said, once the primary was over, hillary worked very hard for me. bill worked very hard for me. so we were interacting on a fairly regular basis. i think it was harder for the staffs, which is understandable, you know, because they get invested in this stuff in ways that i think the candidates maybe don't. you know, hillary mentioned, you know, part of our bond is we've been through a lot of the same stuff. and part of being through the same stuff is getting whacked arou
the latest from washington. >> reporter: days before going to vegas and laying out his vision for immigration reform, president obama was at the white house huddling with latino lawmakers. on capitol hill a bipartisan group of senators is about to unveil its own plan. >> comprehensive approach to finally in this country have an immigration law that we can live with. >> reporter: that approach features a path to citizenship for immigrants living illegally in this country. it has the backing of three of the senate's top democrats and three top republicans including florida's marco rubio and arizona's john mccain. >> we can't go on forever with 11 million people living in this country in the shadows in the n. an illegal status. >> reporter: immigration reform is one of the few issues in washington in which both sides are calling for sweeping reform. >> i do know there are a lot of democrats in congress who once and for all want to solve this problem, fix this mess, broken immigration system, and many of us agree with that. >> i see things that were once off the table for agreement and discussion
's inaugural address. obama offers a liberal vision. we must act. charles kranthammer wrote this in "the washington post" and it caught my attention on friday and i want to put on the screen. his mission is to redeem and resurrect a 50-year pre-reagan liberal ascendency. accordi accordingly, his address is his historical marker, the reagan of the left. if he succeeds in the next four years, he would have earned the title. and i so that, bob, because of what paul ryan said that i thought was so notable, is that he believes this president is more interested in political conquest than political compromise. that is the backdrop for a second term. >> and ryan is an important figure in this in many ways. and i think you agree. he's quite likely the future of the republican party. but if you go back three years ago, president obama himself publicly said that the ryan proposal on medicare was serious and legitimate. the president is playing -- and not the republicans aren't. they play a lot of politics. but the president is playing politics too. when i talked to the president six months ago abou
-create it again in denver or washington state one day. and not have to worry about the law. [laughter] >> obama was very interesting. in my defense, a week before, two weeks before the election in 2008, i wrote a column, sort of separating myself rather severely, to use a romney word, from some of my colleagues on the right who had defected to obama, and i named them, and i said that i was going down with the mccain ship because i knew it would be going down and i wasn't going to waiver. i never imagined i would support obama over mccain. i was very strongly for mccain. i thought he was a very good man. he didn't run a very strong campaign. we seem to have a habit of doing that. but here's what's interesting about obama. if you remember the transition, he made very centrist appointments. he appointed a -- he had, for example, he kept gates at defense. he picked geithner for treasury who had worked and -- hand and glove with the bush administration through the financial crisis. he picked hillary as secretary of state, volcker was one of the major advisors. the former president of harvard, i'm ge
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